Historical Events Happened In July - 23
Saturday, 06 February 2016
1959 VP Richard Nixon begins visit on USSR on this day in history.
1960 15th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Betsy Rawls on this day in history.
1961 On this day in history betsy Rawls wins LPGA Cosmopolitan Golf Open
1961 On July - 23 esther Dale, actress (Birdie-Ma & Pa Kettle), dies after surgery at 75
1964 Egyptian munition ship "Star of Alexandria" explodes at dockside in Bone, Algeria. 100 die, 160 injured, $20 million damage on July - 23.
1964 On this day in history jan PML de Vries, Dutch germanist/folklorist, dies at 74
1965 Beatles "Help" is released in the UK on July - 23.
1966 Cavern Club in Liverpool reopens on this day in history.
1966 Napoleon XIV releases "They're Coming to Take Me Away, Ha! Ha!" on this day in history.
1966 Donald Novis, singer/actor (Pajama Game), dies at 60 on this day in history.
1967 On July - 23 43 killed in racial rebellion in Detroit (2,000 injured, 442 fires)
1967 On this day in history pirate Radio Swinging Scotland closes down for financial reasons
1967 Race riots claiming 43 erupts in Detroit on July - 23.
1968 Fred Blasie wins 5th wrestling world championship belt on this day in history.
1968 PLO's first hijacking of an El Al plane on July - 23.
1968 Race riot in Cleveland, 11 including 3 cops killed on July - 23.
1968 On July - 23 don Lillis, NFL president (NY Jets)
1969 On July - 23 deli Floyd, writer, dies
1971 Van Heflin, actor (Great Adventure), dies at 60 on this day in history.
1972 On July - 23 eddy Merckx (Belgium) wins his 4th consecutive Tour de France
1972 The first Earth Resources Technology Satellite (ERTS) is launched on July - 23.
1973 Ozark AL plane knocked out of the air by lightning, St Louis-36 die on July - 23.
1973 Eddie Rickenbacker, WW I fighter pilot, dies at 82 on July - 23.
1974 On this day in history greek military dictatorship collapses
1974 Mary Forbes, actress (Nun-Les Miserables, Ivy), dies at 90 on this day in history.
1976 Wings release "Let 'em In" on July - 23.
1976 On July - 23 wilhelmina Von Bremen, 4X100 relay sprinter (Oly-gold-32), dies at 64
1977 Washington jury convicts 12 Hanafi Moslems on hostage charges on this day in history.
1977 René de Vos, Dutch actor/composer (Jij Bent Mijn Leven), dies at 79 on July - 23.
1978 Israeli cabinet rejects Sadat's call for return of 2 Sinai areas on July - 23.
1979 E Bowell discovers asteroid #2736 Ops on this day in history.
1979 On this day in history keith Godchaux, rocker (Grateful Dead), dies in a car accident at 31
1980 Billy Carter admits to being paid by Libya on this day in history.
1980 On this day in history river of No Return Wilderness Area designated by Jimmy Carter